Besides the latest OpenSSL security fixes and hardening secure connection further by disallowing weak ciphersuites this DC++ version largely focuses on mitigating malicious situations where DC++ can be used for distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks in certain malevolent NMDC hubs.
Therefore this release is highly recommended for everyone still using any older DC++ versions.
If no critical issues found, DC++ 0.851 should be marked as the new stable version within a short period of time.
As the first new DC++ release in the last nine months version 0.850 fixes and hardens security related functions further to avoid popular TLS exploits and more. This release also contains stability and performance updates of various 3rd party libraries used within the program. A recommended maintenance upgrade.
Besides fixing a few small problems this service release provides protection against the infamous "Heartbleed" OpenSLL vulnerability which has been existed in DC++ since version 0.799. If no serious issues found this release will be marked stable in the coming days.
The first release of the 0.840 series of DC++ is out today. Besides a few SSL encryption related and stability fixes this version largely focuses on implementing various features asked for or recommended by the user community through our feature tracker.
Probably this version is the last mainstream DC++ release that supports Windows XP. Security and major stability fixes might be expected to a branch targeting XP only.
If no critical issues found, 0.840 should go stable within 2 weeks.
A new bug fixing service release of DC++ has been released today fixing three problems introduced with version 0.830. All the fixed problems exist in version 0.830 only, older versions are not effected. For users already on DC++ 0.830 the upgrade is highly recommended.
The first version of the 0.830 series of DC++ is out today. Besides the large number of security and stability fixes the biggest improvement is the availability of secure, SSL encrypted direct private message channels. If no critical issues found, this release should go stable within 2 weeks.
A new stability update of DC++ released today. Upgrade is recommended for users of any earlier versions.
A new security & stability update of DC++ is released today. Immediate upgrade is recommended, especially for users of earlier 0.82x versions.
Today we're happy to announce the availability of the first stable version of DC++ 0.82x series. Over 0.820, version 0.822 brings some more improvements on plugins handling. Upgrade is strongly recommended.
Along with the new release the DC Plugin Repository is also launched at http://dcplusplus.sourceforge.net/plugins.html
A new version of DC++ is out today and this release introduces many exciting new features. The changelog may not as long as usual but now it contains some nice and long awaited news like a finalized user friendly plugin API and plugin distribution, introduce of 64-bit DC++ executables and plugins, completly revamped transfers view area and expandable search results.
If no serious issues reported during the wider test period, this release will be marked stable within a couple of weeks.
A new service release of DC++ is out today fixing a possible unresponsiveness at startup as well as providing better stability for long time runs under heavy load. Users who still running version 0.802 or earlier recommended to upgrade straight to 0.811 to avoid confusing behavior at the first start.
A new stability & performance update of DC++ is available from now with better plugin support, many bug fixes and improvements over the previous version.
Note that the hash registry will be upgraded when running this version for the first time. This might take a while for large shares. Make sure all your drives are connected to avoid re-hashing.
The hash database conversion works on Win Vista+ only. This means the re-hashing is compulsory on Windows XP.
A stability and performance update is released today. Recommended if you experience crashes using DC++ 0.801.
With another stability fix over 0.800 a new version of DC++ is out today as well as it has been marked stable. The 0.8 series also tested under and fully support Windows 8 RTM.
A new milestone version of DC++ is out today with new features like rudimentary plugins support, extended per hub settings and fixes for numerous bug, stability and security related issues. Full details in the changelog <http://bazaar.launchpad.net/~dcplusplus-team/dcplusplus/trunk/view/head:/changelog.txt>. Should everything go well this release will be marked stable within a couple of weeks.
A stable candidate new version of DC++ is out with small fixes and improvements over 0.797. This version should be marked stable within a few days, likely the time when SourceForge's reliability issues are completly gone so everyone will be able to do a hassle free update.
A new experimental version of DC++ is out today mainly focusing on GUI improvements and reliability fixes. Full details in the changelog at http://bazaar.launchpad.net/~dcplusplus-team/dcplusplus/trunk/annotate/head:/changelog.txt
No new functions or fixes this time: 0.791 contains only updated translations but as the beta testing period is over without any major problems it means that 0.791 is the newest stable version of DC++ at the moment.
After nine month a brand new release of DC++ is out today. It brings a plenthora of new features, revamped GUI elements as well as fixes a severe security issue and many less problematic but still annoying problems. Details in the changelog, if it turns out OK, 0.790 will marked stable within a couple of weeks so upgrade is recommended, at least then.
An important service release of DC++ is out today. It does not bring any new functions this time, instead, it fixes two severe and many less problematic but still annoying issues including a massively reported startup crash on Windows 7. Details in the changelog, upgrade is recommended.
A new version of DC++ has just come out! DC++ 0.781 brings major changes to connectivity management, new GUI features, a better Windows 7 integration, revisited file list browsing, bug fixes, security fixes and much more. The new version will be staying in experimental state for two weeks; it will then be considered stable if no major problems are reported. We kindly ask everyone to test this new version as much as possible.
A new experimental version of DC++ has just out with two major changes in connectivity, a new search filtering function for ADC and a few bug fixes. This version may stay longer in experimental state as we need to collect information about how the new changes work so we kindly ask everybody who wants to help testing to follow this blog post : http://dcpp.wordpress.com/2010/07/05/dc-0-770
This latest service release for 0.76x series contains mainly bug and security fixes as well as small improvements. It means this release does not bring major changes in functions but having serious security threats fixed, 0.762 is a strongly recommended update for every DC++ user. Enjoy!
... with quick stability fixes and without any new functions. For news details check the annoucement for 0.760.
0.760 is another landmark release after more than a year of hiatus. Above the windows theme integration and modern look'n'feel our newest client brings a lot of new improvements on the GUI behaviour, either. For example its possible to organize your hubs to certain groups from now or as another major enhancement , users are able to throttle their up and downloads. Parsing of XML inputs are rewritten from scratch so existing hublists should be checked to fully comply to the standards. Beside the plenthora of small bugs fixed this version of DC++ also drops compatibilty of old NMDC format hubists and clients using ADC 0.10 or older protocol.
Have fun using DC++ !